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Yoti outlines humanitarian and digital identity research plans in 2020 Social Purpose Strategy

Yoti’s 2020 Social Purpose Strategy has been published by the company. “Social purpose is at the heart of everything” Yoti…

 

Good practices guide for CRVS and identity management shows global birth registration at 73 percent

A compendium of good practices for civil registration and identity management has been published by the Global Partnership for Sustainable…

 

ID4Africa 2020

ID4Africa 2020 June 2 – 4, 2020 Marrakesh, Morocco In its 6th consecutive year, the ID4Africa Annual Meeting and Expo…

 

Biometrics in Africa: digital ID for humanitarian responses in Ethiopia and registration priorities in Nigeria

The use of biometrics by electoral commissions is once again at the fore in digital ID news in Africa. The…

 

Digital ID and biometrics in Africa: SIM blocks, biometric electoral roll disputes and an eKYC first for Libya

As 2019 draws to a close, Tanzania reaches – and pushes back – its December 31 biometric SIM registration after…

 

Simprints creates Chief Delivery Officer role to scale biometrics for development

Simprints is looking to bring an executive on board to fill the new role of Chief Delivery Officer for the…

 

Government action, facial biometrics and industry responsibility top identity news of the week

Numerous announcements were made this week of biometric deployments and implementations, for airports, retail security, and national digital ID programs….

 

Not there yet: Biometrics to link developing world community, hospital patient data

Researchers who conducted a new study on an effort to assign biometric IDs to HIV patients in Kenya discovered that…

 

Top 10 digital identity influencing organizations named by Goode Intelligence

A list of the top 10 digital identity influencing organizations has been announced by Goode Intelligence, according to their influence…

 

Biometrics for online authentication and digital ID industry growth most read this week

The growth of the digital identity industry, public uncertainty about it, and the near-term future of digital ID adoption provide…

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